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Sustainable Business - Crisp makers adopt plastic-free packets

Graham Watson

29th October 2022

It seems inevitable that we are moving towards a world with increasingly plastic-free packaging, and the crisp market is one which most obviously would benefit from such a move.

This BBC clip looks at how a number of pioneers, both in the UK and in Canada have invested in trying to go biodegradable and it seems that these producers are starting to get a toehold in the market, with Humble Chips, Two Farmers and Spudos leading the way and giant companies, like Walkers, owned by US giant Pepsico.

"It is smaller crisps firms who are leading the way in terms of more eco-friendly packaging."

Crunch time as crisp makers adopt plastic-free packets

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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